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Wills and Probate Notices


Alexander Alexander

NOTICE.
ALL persons indebted to the estate of Alexander Alexander, late of the city of Schenectady, deceased, are requested to make immediate payment to the subscribers. Such debt as remain unsatisfied at the expriration of three months from the date hereof, will indiscriminately be put into the hands of an Attorney for collection - it being necessary to have a speedy settlement of the estate. Those persons who have any claims on the estate will present the same to the subscribers, duly authenticated for adjustment
Maria Alexander, Executrix, Wm. H. Alexander, Mathew Trotter, Executors
Schenectady, Oct. 9.

[Source: The Evening Post (New York, NY) October 26, 1809, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]


Doct. John Brown

NOTICE
ALL persons indebted to the estate of Doct. John Brown, late of the 4th ward of the city of Schenectady, deceased, are required to make payment to the subscriber on or before the 1st day of February next; and those having demands against said estate, are also requested to present the same, duly authenticated, for settlement. An attention to this notice will save cost.

ELIZABETH BROWN, Administratrix annexed with the will. July 30, 1814.
[The Cabinet, Schenectady, New York, Wednesday, August 3, 1814, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]


John Bt. Clute

NOTICE
ALL persons having demands against the estate of John Bt. Clute, late of the City of Schenectady, deceased, will present the same, duly authenticated, for adjustment, and those indebted to said Estate, will make payment to Giles Clute, one of the Executors named in the last Will and Testament of the deceased. -Dated at Schenectady the 13th of July, 1814.

Peter I. Clute, Giles Clute, Executors of the last Will & Testament of John Bt. Clute.

N. B. The business will be continued as usual, by Giles Clute.
[The Cabinet, Schenectady, New York, Wednesday, August 10, 1814, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman] Return to top of page


Wm. J. and Sarah M'Cartee

NOTICE
ALL Persons indebted to the estate of Wm. J. & Sarah M.Cartee, late of the city of Schenectady, deceased, are required to make payment to HENRY STEVENS (who is authorized to receive and settle all accounts of said estate) on or before the first day of November next. All those having demands against said estate are also requested to present the same, duly authenticated, to said Stevens, for settlement.
Charles R. Webster, Thomas M'Auley, Adm'rs.
N. B. The Dwelling House and Store, lately occupied by said deceased, to let till the 1st of May next. Enquire of H. Stevens.
[The Cabinet, Schenectady, New York, Wednesday, August 3, 1814, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]


Harold M. Otto

LEGAL NOTICES
SUPPLEMENTAL CITATION
STATE OF NEW YORK, SURROGATES CURT, COUNTY OF SCHENECTADY-IN THE MATTER OF THE PROBATE OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF HAROLD MC CALL OTTO (a/k/a HAROLD M. OTTO) DECEASED.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, FREE AND INDEPENDENT, SEND GREETING:

TO the Heirs, Distributees, and all other persons interested in the estate of HAROLD MC CALL OTTO (a/k/a HAROLD M. OTTO), deceased, late of the City of Schenectady. In the County of Schenectady, and State of New York, but especially to ARTHUR H. LANE, of Rochester, Monroe County, New York; and MRS. RICHARD ROYLE, of Del Ray Road, Rochester, New York, and the residuary legatees: Miss Margaret Otto, Springdale, Kentucky, Mrs. Samuel Bradford, Aberdeen, Ohio, Mr. John Otto, Huntington, West Virginia, Miss Christine Otto, 243 Mira Mar Avenue, Long Beach, California, and Benjamin Otto, Springdale, Kentucky.

WHEREAS, THE SCHENECTADY TRUST COMPANY, located at No. 320 State Street, Schenectady, N. Y., has lately applied to the Surrogate's Court of our County of Schenectady to have a certain instrument in writing, dated July 19, 1952, relating to both real and personal property, duly proved as the last will and testament of Harold McCall Otto, who was at the time his death a resident of the City of Schenectady, In the County of Schenectady, deceased.

AND, WHEREAS, a citation to show cause why said last will and testament should not be admitted to probate is returnable September 22, 1952, at 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon of that day and

WHEREAS it appears that said last will and testament so offered for probate on its face shows certain changes, interlineations and alterations; and whereas it appears that said changes, interlineations and alterations were made prior to the execution of said will; and whereas the Schenectady Trust Company, as Executor, proposes to offer said last will and testament for probate in its changed form, as to paragraphs third and sixth, in and by which the legacy of Arthur H. Lane is to be increased from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500), and the legacy of Mrs. Richard Royle is to be increased from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to four thousand dollars ($1,000).

THEREFORE, you and each of you are hereby cited to show cause before the Surrogate's Court of our City of Schenectady, at the Surrogate's Office in the City of Schenectady on the 27th day of October, 1952, at 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon of that day, why the said instrument as changed by the testator should not be admitted to probate in its changed form, and providing that the legacy of Arthur H. Lane shall be the sum of $2,500 and the legacy of Mrs. Richard Royle shall be in the sum of $4,000, and why said will so changed, should not be admitted to probate and its provisions carried out in its changed form, giving full force and effect to the interlineations, additions, changes and alterations allegedly made by the testator before the execution of said will.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, we have caused the Seal of our Surogate's Court to be hereunto affixed.
WITNESS, HON. WILLIAM W. CAMPBELL, (Seal) Surrogate of our said County, at the City of Schenectady, the 22nd day of September, 1952.
WILLIAM F. HAHN, JR., Clerk of the Surrogate's Court.
ARCHIBALD C. WEMPLE, Attorney for the Petitioner, Office and P. O. Address: 431 State Street, Schenectady 5, N. Y.
[Schenectady Gazette, Schenectady, New York, August 29, 1952, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]


James Peck

At a Surrogate's Court, held at the city of Schenectady on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen-

Present-JOHN YATES, Surrogate.
WHEREAS Deborah Peck, administratrix, & Restcome Potter and George Peck, administrators of the goods, chattels and credits which were of James Peck, late of the city of Schenectady, in the county of Schenectady, deceased, by their petition to the said Surrogate set forth-That the said James Peck died seized of a real estate within the county aforesaid, and that the petitioners made a just and true account of the personal estate and debts of the said deceased as far as they have been able to discover the same, and delivered the said account to the said Surrogate; and that thereby it appears that the personal estate of the said deceased is insufficient to pay his debts, and therefore requested the aid of the said Surrogate in the premises, according to the directions of the act, entitled "an act relative to the court of Probates, the office of Surrogate and the granting of administrations," passed 8th April, 1813-Whereupon it is ordered, by the said Surrogate that all persons interested in the estate of James Peck, deceased, appear before the said Surrogate at his office in the city of Schenectady, on the fourteenth day of February next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of that day, to show cause if any they have, why so much of the real estate whereof the said deceased was seized at the time of his death should not be sold as will be sufficient for the payment of his debts.
JOHN YATES, Surrogate.
[The Cabinet, Schenectady, New York, Wednesday, January 8, 1817, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]


Ann Shea

To be sold at Public Vendue,
On Monday, the 3d day of October next, at the house of Ann Shea, late of the town of Schenectady, deceased, for Cash only, All the Houshold Furniture and Wearing Apparel, of the said deceased.
All persons having demands against the estate, are requested to bring in their accounts on or before that day to
SIMON I. V. ANTWERP, administrator.
Schenectady, August 22, 1791.


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